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Recent Homework Questions About Poetry

poetry
want to write a poem about vehicle
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 9:46am

poetry
I need help, writing a personification poem about big ben. any ideas?
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 8:20am

introduction to literature
CAN THIS BE POSTED TO A LINK THAT CAN LATER BE REMOVED? 1. Creating Art - After completing the required readings for this week, discuss how you see the theme of creating art developing in the different stories and poems. What did you learn about the human impulse to create? ...
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 2:42pm

Poetry
How does Walt Whitman's poem "I Hear America Singing" relate and differ from Langston Hughes's poem "I,Too." PS: I need enough information to write an essay.PLEASE!!!!!
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 2:17pm

poetry
What is the tone and theme of Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise"?
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 7:22pm

Langston Hughes
Why does Langston Hughes repeat the line, "I've known rivers," in the Poetry "The Negro Speaks of Rivers." The rivers are the Euphrates, Congo, Nile, and Mississippi river.
Monday, March 1, 2010 at 7:45pm

Langston Hughes
Why does Langston Hughes repeat the line, "I've known rivers," in the Poetry "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."
Monday, March 1, 2010 at 6:17pm

English
Thank you very much! I would like you to check these few more statements, too. 1) Summarise briefly (or briefly summarise) the history of England from the prehistory (or from its prehistoric inhabitants) to the Anglo-Saxon invasion (or to the Anglo-Saxon invaders) 2)His cousin...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 5:37pm

English
Thank you very much for your last suggestions! Can you check these last statements of the day, please? Thank you 1) The mirror is a recurrent theme in the poetry of the American poetess Sylvia Plath. Describe its characteristics, qualities and symbolic meaning with reference ...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 4:06pm

poetry for english
i need to write three more poems for english about child abuse using onomatopoeia, personification, voice, and alliteration
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 6:12pm

science
i need to write a poem about nitrogen. please help. i'm not good at poetry.
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 7:41pm

poetry, part 1
still having trouble over my head trying to help my son please help
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 10:46am

poetry, part 1
If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of an a.quatrian b octet c couplet d sestet please help lost on this test
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 9:04am

English Lit
Write a poetry explication that describes aspects that typify the work of a poet in Twentieth-century to contemporary poetry
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 8:36pm

Yr 10 English - Poetry
What were the hobbies (if any) of Nobel Prize winning poet Seamus Heaney? I searched everywhere and couldn't find anything. . .
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 1:22pm

POETRY
19. Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification?
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 12:08pm

English III
I am having trouble doing my Poetry Explication Essay.I have my introduction, I just need help doing my body paragraph on my poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost.
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 6:01pm

poetry
in part two of the "highwayman" , why is the fact that the highwayman didnt come stressed three times? From whose point of view are we seeing it? Why is the word "marching" repeated?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 11:09pm

Poetry/English
I am STILL trying to find 3 poetic devices in the poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost: Please advise if I am on the "right road" or could you put me on "the right path if I am wrong... line 12 "In leaves no step had trodden black"--is ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 8:39pm

high school, english,
Answer the following questions, using never, once, twice, or often. Example. 1. Have you read Rizal's Noli and Fili? Yes, I have read it twice[or insert other ones.] No, I have never read it. 2. Have you visited the Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago? Yes,______________________...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 5:17am

poetry
what is the rhyming pattern in the poem The road not taken, written by Robert Frost TWO ROADS DIVERGED IN AYELLOW WOOD, And soory I could not travel both, And be one traveller ,iong I stood and looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Monday, January 25, 2010 at 9:48am

Literary Analysis and Composition
Sorry, Apparently the last post i did didnt show my selections. Please check these answers for me. Thanks 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" gave Naturalist writers such as Jack London a platform to argue that (Points: 5) human wisdom ingenuity can solve all problems...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 3:55pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Could you check my work for me? and please hurry, i have 40 minutes left to complete. Thanks so much! 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" gave Naturalist writers such as Jack London a platform to argue that (Points: 5) human wisdom ingenuity can solve all problems. ...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 3:44pm

British Literature
Please check my answers #11: Coffeehouses were centers for (A) literary activity (B) political debates © entertainment (D) all of the above. #11: D #12: After viewing the London Fire on September 2, 1666, Samuel Pepys (A) mailed a letter to his father (B) left town (C) ...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 12:24am

English
1) Poe believed that the greteast art was that which had to do with emotions. Thus, the subject matter of many of his tales deals with (??) living corpses, frightening experiences and with situations which the reader has never encountered before (?) 2)Poe's storied are ...
Monday, January 18, 2010 at 4:53pm

poetry
"If Whales Could Think On Certain Happy Days" by Irving Layton As the whale surfaced joyously, water spouted from his head in great jets of praise for the silent, awesome mystery he beheld between sea and sky. Thankfulness filled his immense body for his sense of ...
Monday, January 18, 2010 at 12:28am

Poetry
i need help translating this poem into modern english. it is by John Donne I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I Did, till we loved?were we not weaned till then, But sucked on country pleasures, childishly? Or snorted we in the seven sleepers' den? Twas so; but this, all ...
Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 9:53pm

poetry
im trying to write an acrostic poem on procrastination.this is what i have so far: Play before work R O C R Arguing that you’ll do it later Stay up all night T I N A Things getting in the way I O N hellpp?? please and thankyou:)
Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 7:05pm

poetry
i need to write an acrostic poem for english using the quote:"do all lawyers defend negros". its from to kill a mocking bird and i need to write a phras starting with each letter in the quote and i cnt think of anything
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 11:39pm

Poetry
I need help translating this poem into plain informal English and the metaphors are really confusing and I don't understand. If you give me some tools or advice, that would be very helpful. Thanks! "come fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring/ your Winter-garment of ...
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:20pm

Wisdom poetry
I have to brainstorm a list of themes for wisdom poems, but I am stuck. I know that wisdom poetry has some kind of moral or lesson in it, but what general topics can have that? I just need an example or two to get me going. Thanks in advance :)
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 11:05am

ENGLISH-POETRY
NEED HELP WITH WRITING A 10 LINE IAMBIC POEM ABOUT WEATHER AND A 10 LINE TROCHIAC POEM ABOUT A PET
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 5:28pm

SHAKESPEARE
"Translate" the prologue to Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare's poetry to your prose. Use the dictionary as necessary. Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 7:50pm

French
Original Poem-Formula Poetry line one = a noun line two = 2 adjs. that describe the noun line three = a sentence describing noun. line four = another word that has the same meaning as noun. Could I have an example on this please.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 6:53pm

romeo and juliet
"Translate" the prologue to Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare's poetry to your prose. Use the dictionary as necessary. Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes ...
Monday, January 4, 2010 at 3:39pm

Lesson 4 Poetry, Part 1
1. Walt Whitman’s excerpt from Song of Myself can be considered an expression of A. populism. C. imagism. B. romanticism. my answer D. conventionalism. 2. Which one of the following poems has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC DD . . .? A. “since feeling is first” B. &#...
Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 7:11pm

poetry
How do you write a List Poetry poem?
Monday, December 21, 2009 at 4:49pm

poetry
describe what happens at king arthur's court that shows the green knights superhuman qualities
Friday, December 18, 2009 at 11:10am

English 2 honors quick question
I have a final in this class tomorrow and I need a free online practice test. Somethings we have learned our poetry terms, (sonnet, lyrical, haiku, simile, metaphor, hyberbole etc..) We have also read the story Antigone, Pit and the Pendulum, Witness for the prosecution. Thanks:)
Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 5:33pm

poetry
whats q poem that has 10 syllables per line
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 11:31pm

poetry
I need help writing a poem about America.What is an interesting topic or intelligent idea that I can write about?
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 5:10pm

poetry
how do you write a hyperbole poem? (with instructions)
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 5:07pm

poetry
wHAT IS THE MOOD AND THEME OF the storm by walter de la mare
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 7:46pm

Poetry, Part 2
1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a ...
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 6:16pm

English-Poetry
I need to write a couple using 5 of these words: interfere, intermediate, interpret, recommend, remarkable, adjective, convection cell, weather, climate, or hyperbole
Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 9:38pm

English
I'm having a hard time with the meter & feet part of my work today. I just don't really get it. Help me with the practice/study questions? (I put a star by the one's I think are right, but the last few I just have no idea.) What metric foot is represented by this ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 1:22pm

english II
Which sentence contains an error in Pronouns. Is it B. A.Neither Jane Austen nor Mary Shelley is known for their poetry. B.As the curtain rises, everyone in the audience settles into his or her seat and waits for the play to begin. C.The book sale that is held in the spring is...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 4:12pm

Literature
'Poetry is first of all about feelings. Make a list of all the feelings you can think of and choose five that can be the starting points for a poem. Try making up five similes that compare the feeling to an object, an animal, or a person.' Here are the feelings I got (...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:35pm

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 10:03am

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 9:17pm

literature: poetry,part 1
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. The fog comes on little cat feet. B. Spring is a dream unsung. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. A narrow wind complains all day.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 1:58pm

7th Grade LA
For a poetry project i need a published haiku with an author but i am unable to find one. Do you know any?
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 7:17pm

To Writeacher
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before the subject of ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 10:53pm

English
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before the subject of ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 5:27am

English
Edit and review please. Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going through the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? ...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 3:33pm

English
Hi, I recently posted a question about postmodern and modern theories of criticism, and I still don't really understand it. Could someone please explain these two to me? I found some info.. but I still kinda don't understand. "Postmodernism represents the ...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 9:57pm

English lit essay check
7) Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going thru the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? What similarities are ...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:45pm

Language Arts
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:56pm

Poetry
I need to write a poem with the word ALGEBRA but the only problem is that my teacher wants complete sentences with each letter instead of a word for a letter. Can you please help?
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 7:49pm

Poetry
My teacher asked me to write a classic poem. What is a clssic poem?
Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 4:48pm

English
1. I don't like to eat junk food. (Is 'junk' waste? What kinds of food are junk food? Would you name them, please?) 2. He is famous for poetry. 3. He is well-known for kindness. 4. He is noted for wealthy. 5. He is notorious for cruelty. (Are they all correct ...
Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 6:41am

literary
How do poets utilize devices and conventions to develope themes in their poetry? Support your answer with examples from the assigned reading
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 11:51pm

11 Eng. Lit.
How are the ideas in Ars Poetica and poetry the same and different?
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 4:00pm

lit 210
Complete the Comparative Poetry Matrix in Appendix H, in which you will compare and contrast the themes and writing styles of three poems of your choice (other than My Papa's Waltz), as well as evaluate which poem of the three most effectively utilizes literary devices and...
Sunday, June 28, 2009 at 2:16pm

poetry
quicklly... words that, not necessarily rhyme, but sound like 'emotionless' please tlel me some words that sound like emotionless
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 4:40pm

poetry
can someone please give me good links where i can find poetry to read. i am writing a poem called 'shadows of the past' . and i need to read some good pieces of poetry to get ideas, and ispiration. i don't know what my poem's going to be about, i just know that...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 1:36pm

ENGLISH HELP ME
what is a good song for remembering poetry terms. I memorize lyrics really well.Please help ;-)
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 6:19pm

english/poetry
What poet/songwriter wrote these words? Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free Like a worm on a hook Like a knight from some old-fashioned book I have saved all my ribbons for thee If I have been unkind I hope that you can ...
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:36pm

poetry
What is the significance of Cerberus in Sylvia Plath's poem "Fever 103"?
Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:55pm

English
So for English we're doing poetry. With a partner we both wrote our own poems and compared them. We had to find one word that fits into both poems and we got the word "Change". Now we have to be able to read our poems while not boring the class by doing something...
Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 1:34am

poetry!!
can u plz help me make a alliteration poem 8-10 sentances about nature??
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:46pm

poetry
I need to write 5 hinky pinkies (don't need # of syllables), but can't think of anything... PLEASE, HELP!
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 6:40pm

english
Can someone please give me some SIMPLE (easy for me to understand) meanings of the following poetry terms? because I am quite confused with the terms...especially alliteration, assonance,consonance, and rhyme. How can I identify them? 1. Poetry 2. Alliteration 3. Assonance 4. ...
Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 2:57am

Poetry
Can you tell me one word that would sum up or define the following phrase...."flows easily" ....in relation to poetry....
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 5:32pm

college poetry/comp2
what object is ugly on the inside and beutiful on the ourside?
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 7:00pm

poetry
Could you please give me a website with a rhyming dictionary?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:12pm

Poetry
Which is has a more powerful expression when used in poetry.... a simile or a metaphor.... Why?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:03pm

poetry
Question? How do the poetic elements increase my appreciation of the story."The Cremation of Sam McGee". answer: The perfect rhyme and meter come through perfectly.The vivid descriptions,make me read it again to grasp the details. Can you correct my answer?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 4:11pm

poetry
How do the poetic elements increase my interest in or my appreciation of ?: 1."The cremation of Sam Mcgee." 2. "How I learned English". How to answer this question?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 9:48am

poetry
question: How do the poetic elements increase my appreciation of the highwayman ? my answer: I love all the repition and the alliteration Noyes put in this poem this one of my favorites.Is it a corrret answer?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 12:59am

poetry
In the poem "HOW I LEARNED ENGLISH"by Gregory Djanikian. Is there any suspense? If so when does it occur and why? Answer. yes, when the narrator got hit with the baseball on his head and fell on the floor.Is it correct what to answer for why?
Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 1:40am

Poetry
Im working on poetry at school and I'm suppose to make a limerick. The rhyme scheme is aabba. I'm now just having trouble on the last one. Be my friend, I plead. A friend is all I need. Please be the one that I can trust. Don't ever let our friendship rust. Help?
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 6:22pm

poetry
1)exam #00779100 of penn foster i need help with the exam
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 11:44am

poetry/Ms Sue
The suspense that occurs in the highwayman When the soldier come to the inn tie Bess up with a gun at her chest. what do you think? wright Another question is the narrator of "The cremation of sam McGee"? Robert Service and he is inside the poem. thanks
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 10:26am

poetry
Can you tell me where does suspense occur and why ? In The "cremation of sam McGee", and "the highwayman" please help
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 10:31pm

English (SATIRE)
How does this one show SATIRE??? i have an idea but im not 100% sure its right. WHY GOLF IS GREAT What is the best sport? It's one of the great debates in our country, one which you can hear argued at your local bastion of culture we commonly call the "sports bar.&...
Sunday, April 12, 2009 at 1:12pm

Robert Frost
What did Robert Frost write about in his poetry? I think he wrote about the common people of America.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 10:55pm

poetry
narrative poem John and Fred are the awesomest friends They hang all day everyday They do homework together They don't ever fight A girl named Isabel is new at their school She is funny and fun She is sweet and beautiful They both really like her Soon they were fighting ...
Monday, April 6, 2009 at 11:34pm

Literature
features of elizabethan poetry,what they possess
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 9:40am

Interpret Poetry
Can you please give a detailed explanation of the poem titled Albequerque Graveyard on the following site? smith.edu/poetrycenter/poets/thealbuquer​quegraveyard
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 5:42pm

literatutre
has elizabeth barret browning recieved any awards for her poetry?
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 10:57am

English
Help me Edit this document please. Both Emily Dickinson and Walter Whitman used their poetry as a way to express transcendentalist ideas. Whitman wrote mostly about self-knowledge and spirituality while Dickinson wrote about the self knowledge and nature aspects of the ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 9:49pm

English
What is poetry?
Monday, March 2, 2009 at 5:31am

Poetry
Hi, I wrote this poem and I was wondering if someone could please edit it for me? Thanks In my dreams, creeps up a guy, Mysterious he is; as I know him not. He smiles and I gaze-with a heartfelt sigh, Daydreaming often of a true love knot. His face personifies beauty, From his...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 3:12pm

Poetry
I was going to write a poem on Motherhood as I think it is a beautiful and vast subject. Anyone know which way I should start? (I want it to be a rhyming poem) Thanks for the help! -MC
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 7:08pm

poetry/The Planet on the Table
what is the meaning of the poem "Planet on the Table" by Wallace Stevens i've asked this a lot of times but no one gives me the meaning. this poem is so confusing
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 3:13pm

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
so here it is [ again ]: Daughter of Invention [underlined] by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. this family moves from the Dominican Republic to the United States Their family consists of the narrator, her sisters...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm

Lit/Poem/The Planet on the Table
The subject of Steven's poem is the a. writing of poetry b. solar system c. speaker's disillusionment d. richenss of language A?
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 2:28pm

World culture and the arts
Explain in 200 to 300 words how artistic expression reflects the basic tenets of the Islamic faith in the following examples: 1. Architecture, a. Mosque, b. Minarets, 2. Persian Poetry, a. Relationship of lost lovers, b. Celebration of spring, 3. Music and Dance, a. Turkish ...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 1:00pm

ASAP Literature PPlz Hurry!
I need a good website that has poetry summaries. Thanks
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 9:48pm

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